Page-3 of Current Affairs - July, 2018

V-46-6 and V92S2: Made in India tank engines handed over to Indian Army

Two types of indigenously built high-power multi-fuel engines V-46-6 and V92S2 were handed over to Indian Army for first time under Make in India. These engines were manufactured by Engine Factory Avadi (EFA), a unit of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Key Facts These engines are based on Russian design. V92S2 is high power diesel engine ..

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Ashok Leyland to supply 10×10 heavy vehicles to Indian Army

Indian Army has awarded Rs. 100-crore contract for 81 high mobility 10×10 vehicles to India’s leading vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland. This is for first time Indian vehicle manufacturer will deliver heavy duty, high mobility vehicles for the launchers. This will reduce dependency on imports Key Facts The heavy duty, high mobility vehicles manufactured by Ashok ..

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India's first Mobile Open Exchange zone inaugurated at Noida

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of country’s first Mobile Open Exchange (MOX) zone in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. UP government had signed MoU with World Trade Centre, Noida at UP Investors Summit to develop Tech Zone which will act as catalyst for growth of mobile and allied sectors in the state. Mobile Open ..

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International Tiger Day: 29 July

The International Tiger Day (also known as Global Tiger Day) is celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about tiger conservation, promote the protection of natural habitat of tigers and support tiger conservation issues. The annual day is celebrated with the slogan “Their survival is in our hands”. International Tiger Day It is ..

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Meghalaya Milk Mission launched in Shillong

Meghalaya Milk Mission was launched in Shillong. It is Rs. 215 crores project sanctioned by Union Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). The amount will be utilised for various training under dairy farm, chilling centre and purchase of milch animal. Meghalaya Milk Mission Milk Mission has been conceptualised to ..

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Government launches National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare  in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme to control viral hepatitis C on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day (July 28). The programme aims to combat viral hepatitis and reduce mortality and morbidity associated with it. National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme ..

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